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Piercy, Harold: The Constance Spry Handbook of Floristry;
London, Croom Helm, 1984; 1st edition. Hardback. Nr fine/ Dust jacket Nr fine. 149pp with coloured & black/white illustrations. Pale yellow covers with bright gilt title on spine. Dust jacket by David Henderson has price intact. (Book ref. 17161) £22.00
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Milner, Gregory Fresh Cut Flowers: An Expert Guide to Selecting and Caring for Cut Flowers
Australia: JoJo Publishing, 2009. First Edition. Cloth. New/No d/j as Published. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 9780980369878 Heavy Item Postage Quote This is the book the flower industry has been waiting for! Everyone loves fresh flowers, and this book presents the finest details about how to grow them; how to cut them; how to care for them; and, how to preserve them and in fact the book is filled to the brim with all kinds of information that deals with every imaginable aspect of fresh cut flowers. Anyone who has a passion for gardening and fresh flowers or those who simply like to dabble in their garden will adore delving into the mind of the fresh cut flowers guru, Gregory Milner. Filled with illustrations and magnificent coloured pictures; new ideas about fresh cut flowers; how to (or not to) handle fresh cut flowers; and, explanations, ideas, the history of fresh cut flowers, etc, this is going to be a 'must have' for students of floristry, for florists, for garden buffs...in fact for everyone who loves their garden and fresh flowers. 342pp. (Book ref. 027601) £25.00
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Stevenson, (Violet): The Encyclopaedia of Floristry.
W. H. & L. Collingridge, 1955. Illus. with b.w. photos. and diagrams. 8vo. orig. cl. Bds. slightly marked, else v.g. in worn and torn d/w. (Book ref. 15363) £12.50
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Toshiro Kawase Inspired Flower Arrangements
NY & Tokyo: Kodansha Internat., 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Ikebana -- the centuries old dynamic art of flower arranging -- by a Japanese expert with a fresh approach, but still respecting the principles of the tradition. Fwd. by Issey Miyake. Plain black laminated boards with white lettering to front & spine. 119 pages. DJ unclipped. Book tight and clean. (Book ref. 003107) £22.00
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COATS, Alice Flowers and their Histories
A & C Black, 1968. New and Revised Edition. VG+ In DJ. 8vo 0 7136 0901 X xiii + 346pp; colour frontispiece of "Flower Piece" by Jan Davidz de Heem and 3 f/p colour plates. With a useful bibliography. (Book ref. 008404) £30.00
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Coleman, Rona The Senior Florist
London: Pelham Books, 1970. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0720703190 126 pages. 360g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates. SIGNED dedication by the author to front end-paper. Written for people who have reached a high standard of technical efficiency in commercial floristry. Becoming a hard to find title. (Book ref. 10924) £30.00
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FITCH, Charles Marden Fresh Flowers - identifying, selecting and arranging
New York and London: Abbeville Press, 1992. 1558592172 Well illustrated, quarto, pp 256, a good copy in very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Luxuriously produced; a detailed work.] (Book ref. 005823) £6.50
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Davies. Jennifer. Saying it with Flowers - The Story of the Flower Shop from Victorian Times to the Present Day.
London: Headline Publishing, 2000. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0747274053 224pp. 980g. Fully illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and period drawings. Green cloth boards. Near MINT in a near FINE price-clipped d/w with a slight scar on front edge of spine and in removable clear wrap. Owing to the weight extra shipping may be incurred. (Book ref. 7608) £10.00
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SHEARN W B The Practical Fruiterer & Florist a Complete Guide on All Matters Relating to the Retail Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Trades 3 Volumes
London: George Newnes Ltd, 1930. Hardcover. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/Good. First Edition. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. coloured & other illustrations,index,xii 256;viii 256; viii 256 pp.,insc., few edge spots, dust jackets on 2 of 3 volumes o\ w ...extra postage required please email first (Book ref. 8815) £29.00
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BEN-JAACOV, J. & FERREIRA, D.I.(eds). First International Protea Research Symposium (Cape Town 1985)
Wageningen: Acta Horticulturae, 1986. 9066052929 Large 8vo, pp 285, paperback, a very good copy. [Acta Horticulturae 185. Devoted to the most recent research aspects of protea growing, from breeding and propagation to post-harvest handling]. (Book ref. 005548) £10.00
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Mann, Pauline Wedding Flowers
London: B. T. Batsford, 1989. Illustrated by Goodwill, Wendy. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0713446366 A Fine unmarked copy in laminated boards. Coloured photographs by Derek Bonsall and drawings by Wendy Goodwill. The author has compiled a whole range of decorative designs for weddings throughout the year, covering all types of arrangements for the church, reception, bridal bouquets, bridesmaids' posies, together with useful advice. (Book ref. 005955) £7.00
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Saint George, Amelia Easy Ways With Dried Flowers
London: Anaya Publishers, 1992. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1854701509 A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The author has developed a strong following for her imaginative approach with both fresh and dried flowers and her clents have included Lady Glamis, Prince Pignatelli, Mark Birley and many other leading socialites in Europe. She contributes to many leading international lifestyle magazines and lectures at the Victoria and Albert Museum, teaches at the Millfield School. Illustrated throughout in full colour and using simple to follow techniques, the author brings alive the magic of effective presentation. *** NOT EX LIB *** (Book ref. 003539) £12.00
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Blacklock, Judith The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Flower Arranging
Leicester: Blitz Editions, 1997. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1856053695 A Fine uninscribed copy with green boards with dustjacket which is VG+ and complete. Produced in association with NAFAS, The National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies. A beautifully colour illustrated and comprehensive work of 310 pages, arranged in four sections with seventeen chapters. **** NOT EX LIB **** ***** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME WHICH WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST ***** (Book ref. 003451) £30.00
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Sheen, Joanna Flower Projects For The Home
London: Merehurst, 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1853913812 A Fine unmarked copy with pictorial laminated boards as dustjacket which is also Fine and complete. The author trained at the renowned Constance Spry Flower School, setting up her own pressed flower company in 1980 with clients such s Harrods. In this book are stunning floral arrangements with each project fully described and demonstrated with step by step photographs, a list of the ingredients and a photograph of the final display. **** A HEAVY VOLUME OF 1 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COSTS **** (Book ref. 003361) £12.00
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Piercy, Harold Constance Spry - Dried and Artificial Flower Arranging
London: Octopus, 1988. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0706428250 A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine complete dustjacket. In this beautifully illustrated book the author, the Principal of the Constance Spry Flower School, shows how many eye catching ways there are of using dried flowers in the home with all the writing and arrangements demonstrating all the authority you would expect from his forty year trade and teaching experience. **** A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.9 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COSTS **** (Book ref. 003360) £9.00
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Batho, Rosemary and Kay, Judi and Waugh, Bernice The Beginner's Guide To Floristry
London: Merehurst, 1996. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1853912689 A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. A comprehensive step by step guide to professional floristry, covering all aspects of the work, clearly and comprehensively illustrated throughout with full colour photographs. The authors are all lecturers at the renowned Welsh College of Horticulture. **** A HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.3 KILO WHICH WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST ***** (Book ref. 003284) £25.00
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Pryke, Paula The New Floral Artist - A Step By Step Guide to Inspirational Flower Arranging
London: Mitchell Beazley, 1996. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1857328183 First Softback edition. A Fine unmarked copy. The acclaimed floral designer is well known for her innovative designs and in this book creates an exciting new aesthetic for flowers, breaking the mould of conventional flower arranging with her dramatic use of raw materials. Stunningly photographed by Kevin Summers, it is a rich source of fresh and stylish ideas and a highly practical guide to create hundreds of artistic arrangements for every occasion. (Book ref. 003281) £20.00
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Turner, Kenneth The Floral Decorator
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1993. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0297835718 A Fine unmarked copy. The internationally acclaimed floral decorator describes in detail the principles and techniques behind his work, from basic skills to breathtaking grand designs, providing step by step instructions, with over 40 projects and beautifully illustrated by colour photographs by Marie-Louise Avery. (Book ref. 003280) £20.00
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DERBYSHIRE , JANE: COLLINS NUTSHELL BOOKS : FLOWER ARRANGING
Collins 1966 reprint VG/VG edgewear small tears & chips to dj price clipped 159pp B & W photos & diagrams 6 x 4 180g Contents include :- What Is Flower Arranging?, How It All Began, The Equipment You Need, Choosing Containers, Preparing Flowers & Leaves, Making A Design, All About Colour, Clubs And Flower Shows, For Special Occasions, Things Worth Growing (Book ref. 25796) £5.00
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Meikof Kasuya ADVANCED IKEBANA
Ward Lock Limited 1973 65pp small quarto. Many color and half-tone photo plates throughout. Cloth lettered with pictorial dj. Fine. SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 50114) £20.00
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